Route Surveys

  • David W. Gibson


Highways, railways, canals, tunnels, dams, pipelines, and transmission lines are constructed works having linear shapes classified as routes. A unique system for expressing route geometry has developed that, once learned, can be applied without fail to this broad range of projects by all surveyors, designers, and constructors.


Deflection Angle Curve Point Intersection Angle Local Circle Vertical Tangent 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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  1. Kavanagh, B. F. 1989. Surveying with Construction Applications, 3rd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.Google Scholar
  2. Meyer, C. F., and D. W. Gibson, 1980. Route Surveying and Design, 5th ed. New York: Harper Collins.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

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